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Copper and brass petrol measures, 1920s

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Reference: 6978

London Borough of Barking

A beautifully engineered and rare complete set of six highly-polished copper and brass imperial measurement petrol measures, for the London Borough of Barking’s Weights and Measures Department. Comprising 5,4,3,2,1 and ½-gallon measures, the substantial copper bodies have brass carrying handles and (unusually) also feature applied brass linear details and knurled copper and brass covers, fitted to the spouts. Each measure has a central horizontal brass band marked with its capacity, and LONDON BOROUGH OF BARKING. English, circa 1920s.

Height of 5-gallon measure: 18 inches (46 cm)

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